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Best trails in Denali National Park, Alaska

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Looking for a great trail near Denali National Park, Alaska? AllTrails has 28 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 10 moderate trails in Denali National Park ranging from 0.9 to 8.5 miles and from 1,394 to 3,713 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Denali National Park, Alaska
Top trails (28)
#1 - Mount Healy Overlook Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 26 m
Steep climb, but they payoff is definitely worth it. Trail gets progressively steeper and narrower as you climb to the overlook. You start to get some really beautiful views about 3/4 of the way up and the overlook at top gives sweeping views of the Denali park valley. Show more
#2 - Horseshoe Lake Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
#3 - Savage Alpine Trail
Denali Wilderness
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Please note that this trail may occasionally close due to bear sightings. The more strenuous Savage Alpine Trail runs more than four miles, and connects the Savage River area with Savage River Campground. Use the Savage River Shuttle to travel back to your starting point if you need to pick up a car, or use it to return to the park entrance if you have no vehicle; or, you can walk about two miles along the park road.Show more
#4 - Triple Lakes Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 18.5 mi • Est. 9 h 57 m
#5 - Thorofare Ridge Trail
Denali Wilderness
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Note: Trail can be CLOSED due to bear activity. Please check with the park page for more information. The Eielson Alpine Trail is a very steep hike of around 1,000 feet. The trail is a bit less than one mile one-way, up Thorofare Ridge. The views are particularly impressive on clear days!Show more
#6 - Sugar Loaf Ridge
Denali National Park, Alaska
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 3 h 34 m
#7 - Bison Gulch
Denali National Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 5 h 26 m
You can bring your dog for the first mile, but after that point there are no dogs allowed. Show more
#8 - Ermine Hill Trail
Denali State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
#9 - Rock Creek Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
#10 - Taiga Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 47 m
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